A World More Attractive: A View of Modern Literature and Politics

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page ii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • The Hero and History 1
  • Contours of American Fiction 41
  • The Quest for Moral Style 59
  • Mass Society and Post-Modern Fiction 77
  • Black Boys and Native Sons 98
  • A Quest for Peril Norman: Mailer 123
  • Three American Poets 131
  • Robert Frost: A Momentary Stay 144
  • Wallace Stevens: Another Way Of Looking at the Blackbird 158
  • Some European Moderns 169
  • Céline: the Sod Beneath the Skin 192
  • Sholom Aleichem: Voice of Our Past 207
  • The Fiction of Anti-Utopia 216
  • Politics and Culture 227
  • This Age of Conformity 251
  • A Minds Turnings 283
  • God, Man and Stalin 291
  • Edmund Wilson and the Sea Slugs 300
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